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Addiction Psychology

In my last two articles, I discussed habit versus addiction and then looked at habit in more detail.  To conclude the series, I now want to explore the psychology of addiction. What is addiction? Addiction is when a person uses a substance or activity for pleasure, to... read more

Noetic Nomad in search of … stamina

Today was a fast Tuesday. Have you ever had one of those? A day that seemed faster than others? Or, slower for that matter. Flow has a lot to do with losing track of time. Engagement has a lot to do with appreciating the remains of the day. Physically, it was an easy... read more

Be The Change

A paradigm shift of consciousness on all levels seems to be gathering momentum. A shift from old habitual negative patterns. Those restrictive patterns that fear bound thinking, emotions and behaviours bring about, to a new positive pattern of adventure, joy and... read more
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